2,000 plus runners take on the Southport Half Marathon this weekend June 30th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Sports Latest Whats On Shares Comments 2,000 plus runners take on the Southport Half Marathon this weekend This coming weekend, Southport will see 2,000 pounding the roads. – including Lord Street, which will close for the first time ever for a running event! Vital Events, organisers of this spectacle, anticipate record numbers this Sunday (July 3 2016) with over 2,000 runners taking part, and still time for more people to sign up. The events start from Victoria Park in Southport with the Southport Half Marathon and 10k run starting at 9am, and the Mile Fun Run starting at 9.15am. It promises to be a superb event for spectators to enjoy too, as thousands of runners fly along the historic Lord Street boulevard. The first batch of runners are expected to arrive on Lord Street at around 9.05am and they will be streaming through for around 30 minutes. There is still time for people to sign up: please visit: www.vitalevents.co.uk or call: 01695 351007. The cost is: Half Marathon £30 (£28 UKA affiliated); 10k £24 (£22 UKA); Mile Fun Run £9 adults, £7 under-16s. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!